Taron Egerton

'Rocketman' Blends Fact with Fantasy for an Entertaining Musical Ride

Rocketman celebrates the career highs and personal lows of pop music legend Elton John, depicting his childhood as piano prodigy Reginald Dwight, his rise to international fame and the plethora of destructive dependencies he developed.

Make no mistake. Rocketman isn’t your run-of-the-mill account of a celebrity’s life. Even the trailer declares that “the only way to tell his story is to live his fantasy." And it's not wrong.

British Actors You Should Know: Taron Egerton

Taron Egerton as Eggy Unwin in Kingsman: The Golden Circle  (Photo credit: Giles Keyte/Twentieth Century Fox)

In this installment of British Actors You Should Know, we spotlight Taron Egerton, star of the highly anticipated Elton John musical biopic, Rocketman. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art with a golden singing voice, we look back at some of Egerton's earlier work, which includes everything from period dramas and action adventure comedies to voicing a singing primate.